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false information to the police. he is expected to answer to unrelated charges. >>> president obama unveiled a major initiative to map the humane brain, to unlock the mysteries of the brain to find cures for debilitating diseases. as janine de la vega reports, a bay area professor is slated to play a major role in the so- called brain initiative. good afternoon janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. there are super-scientists in the white house with president obama. today, mr. obama announced he's asking the congress to spend $100 million to fund the brain initiative. it's a new project that maps the human brain in an attempt to find cures for diseases, such alzheimer's parkinson's and even reverse the effects of a stroke. this man is co-chairing. committee of the supersmitts and they will spend the next year -- superscientists and they will spend the next year outlining the program. >> this is an initiative that will hopefully produce better and more useful maps that will enable people who are studying the brain in all different ways to do it
campbell reports. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibited. the bill was drafte
to the bay area. president obama - >> catherine: surrounded by police officers - was talking about gun control in colorado today. he was visiting the denver police academy. he says colorado's new gun laws should serve as an example to the rest of the nation. >> i think that the colorado has shown that there is a practical progression progress possible. we have seen a tougher background check that will not infringe on responsible gun owners but it will keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. >> catherine: tocolorado lawmakers recently voted to expand background checks for gun buyers and ban ammunition magazines that can carry more than 15 rounds. the connecticut senate has approved wide-ranging gun control legislation today. it's in response to last year's shooting massacre at assess the grade school in newtownleft 20 first-graders and 6the measures include a ban on the sale of large- capacity ammunition magazines. it also bans 100 weapons that had previously been legal. the bill now goes to the house - where it's also expected to pass. >> catherine the just mentioned that some
. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibit
as well in the last hour. secret service and police have been pushing them back from the area around the getty house, where president obama will be later this evening for a democratic fund-raiser. the same event raised $1.7 million last year. the focus of many protesters out here, as you can see and hear, is the proposed keystone oil pipeline. >> we stand out here on the corner at this fund-raiser, do you think it will make any difference? >> it's all about people power tonight. and we are going to be here with thousands of people this evening, saying no to the keystone pipeline and no the drone warfare. >> reporter: again as we come back out live, a lot of issues being protested tonight. you can see banners and signs protesting that keystone oil pipeline. reporter mike has been looking into this issue more closely today, and he's at another event that the president will be attending in the city tonight, and he'll have a closer look at that issue in a few issues here at 5. we're live in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>>
philly tried to run down a police officer. and police say both were wanted felons. they were booked on multiple charges. >>> problematic police radios are now performing up to industry standards. there had been numerous failures including during president obama's visit to oakland last summer. the city did repair the radios and reduced interference from the cell phone towers. the police union says they are working better, but there's not lot of confidence in testimony. >>> firefighters rescued at least ten dogs after responding to a house fire tonight. it was just after 6:30 at 3592 hillsboro drive. when the firefighters made their way into the house, they found a number of english bulldogs in cages. they were able to get the dogs out and contain the small fire. the dogs are okay and no one was hurt. >>> in morgan hill, police uncovered a sophisticated grow house operation in the middle of an office park. daniel segal was arrested yesterday. the 6,000 square foot business space was being used as a commercial grow operation. detectives seized 2,775 plants and 30 pounds of processed ma
. we think guantanamo should be closed now. >> reporter: there was a heavy police presence out here, starting in the late afternoon here in pacific heights. the demonstrations, however, remain peaceful. live in san francisco, cara liu, ktvu. >>> the white house says president obama is giving back 5% of his salary to the u.s. treasury. it's his way of showing support to federal workers facing furlough because of the sequester. the president earns $400,000 a year by law. so a 5% cut works out to $20,000, or about $1700 a month. >>> and stay with us for continuing coverage. tonight at 10:30, the man behind one of tonight's fund- raisers and where billionaire tom styer disagrees with the president. plus find out who is hosting the president for two more events tomorrow. find more video at ktvu.com. >>> we are on storm watch tonight with an april rainstorm moving toward the bay area at this hour. and a forecast that calls for a burst of heavy rain overnight. our meteorologist mark is here now with the timeline for the rain especially during the morning commute. >> that's right. for the e
. >> reporter: there was a heavy police presence out here, starting in the late afternoon here in pacific heights. the demonstrations, however, remain peaceful. live in san francisco, cara liu, ktvu. >>> the white house says president obama is giving back 5% of his salary to the u.s. treasury. it's his way of showing support to federal workers facing furlough because of the sequester. the president earns $400,000 a year by law. so a 5% cut works out to $20,000, or about $1700 a month. >>> and stay with us for continuing coverage. tonight at 10:30, the man behind one of tonight's fund- raisers and where billionaire tom styer disagrees with the president. plus find out who is hosting the president for two more events tomorrow. find more video at ktvu.com. >>> we are on storm watch tonight with an april rainstorm moving toward the bay area at this hour. and a forecast that calls for a burst of heavy rain overnight. our meteorologist mark is here now with the timeline for the rain especially during the morning commute. >> that's right. for the early portion of the morning commute. so the stor
had to be on the move as well in the last hour. secret service and police have been pushing them back from the area around the getty house, where president obama will be later this evening for a democratic fund-raiser. the same event raised $1.7 million last year. the focus of many protesters out here, as you can see and hear, is the proposed keystone oil pipeline. >> we stand out here on the corner at this fund-raiser, do you think it will make any difference? >> it's all about people power tonight. and we are going to be here with thousands of people this evening, saying no to the keystone pipeline and no the drone warfare. >> reporter: again, as we come back out live, a lot of issues being protested tonight. you can see banners and signs protesting that keystone oil pipeline. reporter mike has been looking into this issue more closely today, and he's at another event that the president will be attending in the city tonight, and he'll have a closer look at that issue in a few issues here at 5. we're live in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> home prices showed
yee. everett bashum was arrested back in february. search warrants unsealed today show police found a homemade destructiontive device, 26 guns, several high capacity magazines and about 1,000 rounds of ammunition. bashum was believed to be angry about yee's proposed gun control legislation. >>> president obama made a new push for congress to pass new gun control laws. at the white house he appeared with 21 mothers who have lost children to gun violence. the president said most americans are in favor of background checks for gun purchases. >> none of these ideas should be controversial. why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? >> reporter: the national rifle association argues that more laws aren't needed it says what is needed is better enforcement of laws already on the books. >>> the supreme court isn't expected to rule for months on proposition-8 an the defense of marriage act but time magazine is declaring that gay marriage has already won. the weekly news magazine has two different covers for its april 8th issue, one
in february. search warrants unsealed today show police found a homemade destructiontive device, 26 guns, several high capacity magazines and about 1,000 rounds of ammunition. bashum was believed to be angry about yee's proposed gun control legislation. >>> president obama made a new push for congress to pass new gun control laws. at the white house he appeared with 21 mothers who have lost children to gun violence. the president said most americans are in favor of background checks for gun purchases. >> none of these ideas should be controversial. why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? >> reporter: the national rifle association argues that more laws aren't needed it says what is needed is better enforcement of laws already on the books. >>> the supreme court isn't expected to rule for months on proposition-8 an the defense of marriage act but time magazine is declaring that gay marriage has already won. the weekly news magazine has two different covers for its april 8th issue, one features a lesbian couple from new york, t
with federal gun laws facing an uncertain future, president obama ramped up pressure on congress. >> we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> surrounded by denver police officers just miled away from the aurora theater where 12 lives were claimed last summer, the president called on congress to do what states already had, pass stiffer gun laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives from a bullet from a gun. >> despite the gridlock in washington, 60% believe laws covering gun sales should be more strict, but stiff opposition remains. on wednesday, there was a pro-gun rally in boston, and the nra continues their rally against gun control. >> a lot of times these issues in the states are more in their face, in the face of legislators. the governors are dealing with this every day. >> 87% of americans support expanding background checks, but even that faces a tough road in congress. as for connecticut, the governor is expected to sign the legislation into law later today. the president will visit that s
signs of trauma but police have not ruled out foul may. a passer pau spotted another body -- a passerby spotted another body. autopsies will be conducted to determine how both people died. >>> right now, president obama on air force one, on his way to miami, florida. this is him leaving maryland a few minutes ago. in miami, the president will tour a tunnel project and talk about his proposals to strengthen the economy by investing in infrastructure. >>> meantime, the obama administration wants the entire country to use the kind of gas california drivers already use. the epa would require a nationwide reduction in the sulfur content of gas and tougher darr emission standards by 2017. it says the change could cost drivers less than a penny a gallon. but the oil industry says the reformulated gas would cost as much as 9 cents a gallon or more. >>> stanford researchers have found a link between birth defects and the one thing that most women can't avoid. according to the study, the pregnant women who breathe a lot of pollution in in the first few weeks of their pregnancy, are exposed to bi
. there were no obvious signs of trauma but police have not ruled out foul may. a passer pau spotted another body -- a passerby spotted another body. autopsies will be conducted to determine how both people died. >>> right now, president obama on air force one, on his way to miami, florida. this is him leaving maryland a few minutes ago. in miami, the president will tour a tunnel project and talk about his proposals to strengthen the economy by investing in infrastructure. >>> meantime, the obama administration wants the entire country to use the kind of gas california drivers already use. the epa would require a nationwide reduction in the sulfur content of gas and tougher darr emission standards by 2017. it says the change could cost drivers less than a penny a gallon. but the oil industry says the reformulated gas would cost as much as 9 cents a gallon or more. >>> stanford researchers have found a link between birth defects and the one thing that most women can't avoid. according to the study, the pregnant women who breathe a lot of pollution in in t
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
block of international boulevard. police think he never thought of a window from a nearby building. the man that the hospital. >> and about a half hour from now president obama will leave washington d.c. and head west. to the bay area after stopping in, brought to pushes gun control proposals. he will head to san francisco where he will stay until tomorrow afternoon. he is attending for fund raising events while here in town. >> only 53 people, including nine attackers, have been killed in a daylong gun battle in western afghanistan. officials say the fighting broke out after suicide bombers disguised as afgan soldiers stormed the court house in farah province in a failed bid to free more than a dozen taliban . the governor says the dead include 34 civilians intense security force members. >> if you're waiting until the last minute to file your taxes there is and app that can help you make the experience as a affordable. rich demuro has the details. >> there is and app that can help you file by taking a picture of your w-2. >> it is that time of year again. ♪ have you filed your
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